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I can't wait until Ann Coulter gets repeatedly frisked at the airport

The right-wing flamethrower didn’t have a problem with racial profiling back when the main faces of terrorism were brown, but now that white folks are being recruited by Al-Qaeda, she may want to rethink that position. From The Scotsman’s screaming headliner — Al-Qaeda’s white army of terror:

HUNDREDS of British non-Muslims have been recruited by al-Qaeda to wage war against the West, senior security sources warned last night.

…Security experts say the growing secret army of white terrorists poses a particularly serious threat as they are far less likely to be detected than members of the Asian community.

Since the 7/7 and 21/7 London bombings, police and intelligence services have had considerable success in identifying, disrupting and stopping extremist plots. As a result, groups such as al-Qaeda, Lashkar-e-Taiba and Harkat-ul-Mujahideen have been forced to change tack. Converting white non-Muslims has been one response.

…One British security source last night told Scotland on Sunday: “There could be anything up to 1,500 converts to the fundamentalist cause across Britain. They pose a real potential danger to our domestic security because, obviously, these people blend in and do not raise any flags.

…The trend is well established in the United States. American-born Adam Gadahn is one of the FBI’s top 10 most-wanted terrorists after converting to Islam and rising through al-Qaeda’s ranks to become a prominent spokesman.

Kate gets pulled regularly because she has an Arabic surname. One time she signed onto an airline’s web site to download boarding passes (I think it was for Thanksgiving), and when she logged in, she was unable to do so, receiving a message to the effect: “due to enhanced security measures, some customers will not be able to download boarding passes.”


I sign on — we were obviously on the same flight — and ping — I breezed through and downloaded both of our passes. Way to go Homeland Security measures!

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